This IDC study examines the worldwide datacenter automation software market for the period from 2011 to 2013. Revenue and market shares of the leading vendors are provided for 2013.
"Worldwide datacenter automation software revenue grew by 22.1% to reach a total of $1.8 billion in 2013," according to Mary Johnston Turner, research vice president, Enterprise System Management Software. "Increasing demand for virtual and cloud datacenter orchestration, self-service provisioning, and dynamic workload optimization solutions continues to fuel rapid growth. The top 5 vendors by revenue in this category are VMware, IBM, BMC, HP, and Cisco. Collectively, they represent 68.3% of the worldwide market."